| Lounging Lakshm with Alison Cramer |
Lounging Lakshm with Alison Cramer
In this one hour Lotus flow class, we use mudra, mantra, and asana to guide our awareness towards the second chakra, which is all about creativity and our ability to flow. Melt into the vinyasa, surrender into the hip openers, and challenge yourself with a few creative sequencing surprises thrown into the mix.Intermediate level.
| Gifts with Kenny Frisby |
Gifts with Kenny Frisby
We chant to Chenrezig, the Embodiment of Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. As we call upon the blessings of this beloved Buddha, we direct the focus on others and expand our own world. In this heart opening class we ask ourselves what gifts do we inherently possess. Peeling the layers from the heart we recognize that these benevolent qualities are innate and already aspects of our own true nature.
"Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek" - Dalai Lama XIV
| Abundant Grace-Mary Dana Abbott |
Abundant Grace-Mary Dana Abbott
Class focusing on noticing the abundance we already have and the richness of experience that is around and in front of us. Lots of hip-openers, squats and fluid movement with a focus on preparing the body for tittibhasana (fire-fly).
| KALI SWORDS &HUGS with Sheri Celetano |
KALI SWORDS &HUGS with Sheri Celetano
Join Sheri for a third chakra fire blast class. We will warm up the core, move in to warriors with kakis and pranayama swords. Working on the space that is between strength, protection and compassion within our bodies and our lives! Some crow, inverison play, backbends and hip openers to finish.
| The Teacher Within |
The Teacher Within
In this one hour intermediate level Lotus Flow class, we explore the Practice of Pratyahara, turning our senses inward. Close your eyes, test your balance, and see through the wisdom and intuition of the Inner Teacher!
| Evolving Realities |
Join Sheri for this Level 2 Lotus Flow incorporating cactus/eagle arms in Warrior 1, opening hearts and shoulders. Moving through open poses then landing home in a big neutral twisted sequence with eagles, Warrior 3, twists and dancing shivas. Crows and cobras and pigeons round out this hearty hour class!
| All the Gods |
All the Gods
Trust that God, All the Gods are working in your Life! Stargazers open the Flow, a flying moving Down to Flow Sequence with Eagle Arms and Devotional Warriors building into Eka Pada Galavasana. Bold backbends roll into deep hip openers and forward folds. Feel how yoga inspires you to take risks and fulfill your Destiny.
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| Get your Happy ON! with Dana Flynn |
Get your Happy ON! with Dana Flynn
Practicing Santosha or contentment leads to total happiness and bliss. Kappalabhati breathing opens up the practice and rolls into a Crescent lunge Surya Namaskar. A Dancing Devotional Warrior flow with double peaceful and double rainbows gets amped up with Rock star flipping into full wheel, Koundinyasana with the block and Vatayanasa, horse pose. Deep hips and forward folds bring us on home.
| Stiram Sukham Asanam with Mary Dana |
Stiram Sukham Asanam with Mary Dana
Class exploring the balance between steadiness (stiram) and softness (sukham) in the the asanas. Lot's of side-stretching through front to back Vinyasa Flows. Focus is on expanding breath, balances and a nice long backbending sequence.
| Breath of Life-A Lotus Flow Practice of Awareness with Ali Cramer |
Breath of Life-A Lotus Flow Practice of Awareness with Ali Cramer
In this one hour intermediate level class, we explore how using Pranayama, the fourth limb of yoga, helps us to build more focus and concentration into our asana practice. Breath is the link between the internal and external, both physically and energetically. This class utilizes signature Lotus poses like fallen triangle with lots of balancing poses and backbends to get the body primed for breathing deep!
| Divinity through OM |
Divinity through OM
Focused on the 5th chakra we will start with neck stretches and move through a simple Lotus Flow. The class is focused on how we express the divine through our movement and words. Surya Namaskar, Open poses, crescent moons, twists and heart openers and finishing with some hip openers and forward bends.
| Get your Happy ON! with Dana Flynn |
Get your Happy ON! with Dana Flynn
Practicing Santosha or contentment leads to total happiness and bliss. Kappalabhati breathing opens up the practice and rolls into a Crescent lunge Surya Namaskar. A Dancing Devotional Warrior flow with double peaceful and double rainbows gets amped up with Rock star flipping into full wheel, Koundinyasana with the block and Vatayanasa, horse pose. Deep hips and forward folds bring us on home. The poet Hafiz says: We have all the ingredients to turn existence into joy.
| Thunderbolt of the Mind-A Sixth Chakra Lotus Flow Class |
Thunderbolt of the Mind-A Sixth Chakra Lotus Flow Class
In this class, we examine the use of viveka, a word from the sutras meaning "discernment". Through the use of svadyaya, or self study, we learn to make choices from our Intuition and higher consciousness in both our Practice on the mat and off the mat. Including vajra mudra, lots of balancing poses, and moving through Lotus flow sequencing with both effort and ease.
| Krishna Jam with Kenny Frisby |
Krishna Jam with Kenny Frisby
Open your hearts to Love and Devotion with this Krishna inspired Bhakti-full class. Listen for God's love song as we dance thru Lotus' signature Krishna pose and many other heart revealing asanas. Check in with this open invitation to practice a search for Love as the path to the Divine.
| Hanuman Heart |
Bhaktified Lotus Flow. Honoring Lord Hanuman and working towards full split. Great to have two blocks for this class if possible! Standing splits, cosmic pushups, hamstring and heart openers.
| Ganesha and Heart |
Ganesha and Heart
Creating space in both the front and back of the heart! Finding clarity and strength in the legs. ganesh mudra pranayama to start this Lotus Flow class. Warrior one with Eagle Arms. Making space for Bhakti
| Matangi Mudra |
Designed to find inner peace and harmony through mudra and movement. Warriors, Side stretches, inner peace. Join this lotus flow hour to honor and groove!
| And the Love Starts with Dana |
And the Love Starts with Dana
Yogis: Deepen your Truly Lovable Nature with a focus on intense Twists and deep liquid Backbends. Swirl open into Warrior 2 Dervish style and shape shift in a devotional flow leading up to Koundinyasana A. Full on Pigeon, King Cobra, Dancing Camel lead right into bold Heart Expanders! Quiet forward folds to cultivate tenderness and a meditative seated practice. Intermediate - Advanced
| Krushin' on Krishna with Dana |
Krushin' on Krishna with Dana
Opening Chant: Hare Krishna, Hare Hare, Hey LOVE!
| Showered with Grace |
Showered with Grace
Soaking in Ganesh's blessing of Beauty and Grace, Aum Sumukhaya Naha, we danced our way thru a flowy Surya Namaskar with devotional OMG shapes. We were introduced to Lotus' signature Ganesh pose. Using our arms like the trunk of the Divine Elephant, we gracefully swept aside anything that's holding us back. In Closing, we floated the Ganesh mudra to our heart's center, plugging into the energy of the Anahata Chakra, reminding us that all paths can lead to love.
| Steady and Joyfull |
Steady and Joyfull
Inspiring Joy to rise up from the inside out and outside IN! Dynamic Sun Salutes rolled into a challenging and fun standing pose dance flow with devotional warriors, creative arm balances, handstand partnering and big dose of backbending. Travel Light and Be the Light. Intermediate Level
| Calm Contentment |
| Cool Krishna, Wild Shiva |
Cool Krishna, Wild Shiva
Class exploring the theme of transformation, acknowledging what we really feel and moving forward with it. Playful Namaskars, Lot's of Kali, simple and focused breakdown of crow pose twists and grounded backbends are the ingredients of this juicy late-summer practice.
| Staying In The Middle |
Staying In The Middle
| Quiet Shiva |
Slowing it down in this Lotus Flow. Adding in a sixth chakra element of balance and stillness. Introducing "quiet shiva" kneeling pose in surya Namaskar with standing splits. Staying low to the earth for backbends in the NYC Heat Wave of 2013! Forward bends with blocks to catch the head and sooth the mind.
| In Transit |
A transition focused class that explores paying attention the road we walk, rather then where we are going to end up. Standing sequences with lots of arm-variataions, focused an clear balances, juicy twists and a heat openers.
| Spread your Wings |
Spread your Wings
| Wings of the Heart |
Wings of the Heart
| Lotus Flow with Ali #1 |
Lotus Flow with Ali #1
| Breaking down barriers with truth and hope |
Breaking down barriers with truth and hope
| Lotus Flow with Ali #2 |
Lotus Flow with Ali #2
| Spiritually FLY! with Dana |
Spiritually FLY! with Dana
Deepen your concentration, inspire you devotion and keep your aim on the the Divine. Archers Pose is incorporated into this Open Level Flow to keep your eye on the target and your heart continually opening. Using inspiration from storytelling, explore the many ways to remember your Divinity. Handstand Partnering,
| Lotus Summer Flow |
Lotus Summer Flow
Class exploring shapes that bring us to embracing exactly where we are in life, holding ourselves up with our community. Classed paced for all levels with lots of eagle arms in the sequence, crow-pose and back-bends. Seated mediation at the end.
| Gracias a La VIda!: Giving Thanks! |
Gracias a La VIda!: Giving Thanks!
Class opens connecting the mantra and mudra of Gratitude.
| Diving Eagles |
Letting the Breath Breathe You, starting with a breathing exploration to see where we are today. Rather than trying to control the breath right away, see where you are today. From there some Surya Namaskar and Lotus Flow standing poses from the top of mat with Diving Eagles, taking away some of the caturanga due to this NYC Heat Wave. Moving into backbending finishing off with some hip openers and savasana.
| Community FLowers |
A devotional Surya Namaskar infused with Pushpaputa Mudra. Moving slowly at first through the warrior poses, then moving breath for movement, adding on triangles and extended ables. Concentrating on the ROOT of the poses, like the root of the word COMMUNITY which is "with/together and gift". Headstand preparation, backbends and finishing off with some soft forward bends. This mudra filled class is designed to cultivate joy and breath.
| Shine On with Kenny Frisby |
Shine On with Kenny Frisby
We explored the inner strength and courage to be ourselves with the support of Community. By letting our own light shine we consciously let others do the same. We start with a basic flow that keep building. Allowing the familiar shapes to move thru us naturally and with a sense of ease. The more we find that ease within us the more we encouraged those around us to let go and dance.
| I Can See Clearly Now with Kenny Frisby |
I Can See Clearly Now with Kenny Frisby
Featherbeds or Hardwood Floors. The decision is ours. Transform your inner experience to enhance the scope of your outer perspective. See the world differently with today's practice. Explore the second chakra and it's relationship to letting go. Dive into a flow that's includes juicy hip openers and lots of fluid movement. Grab your stap and end your practice today with the deliciously restorative Supta Baddha Konasana.
| Rooted in Community with Mary Dana |
Rooted in Community with Mary Dana
Class exploring strength, both physical and communal, as the fundamental foundation of opening and expanding. Strong warrior flows, precise balances and shoulder/wrist openers prepare the body for backbends, hip-openers and closing mediation.
| Let Your Voice Ring with Justin Ritchie |
Let Your Voice Ring with Justin Ritchie
From fish to deer, throughout all groups in nature, every member has a voice. Big sweeping movements for the upper body, neck, and head combine with lots of ujjayi and lion's breaths to open the energy of communication and let the voice ring!
| Filling in the Gaps with Ali Cramer |
Filling in the Gaps with Ali Cramer
In this class we examine how the theme of "Community as Guru" can translate into being supportive of each other on the mat and off. This class includes a few challenging arm balances. There is a clear breakdown with tips for flying crow-let's all take off and spread our wings together!
| Your Life is the Sacred Fabric with Dana Flynn Intermediate |
Your Life is the Sacred Fabric with Dana Flynn Intermediate
Dance moves pepper this dynamic and outrageous flow with popping Kali and seated marchyasana into pigeon thrown in early on.Class is loaded with inversions but leaves plenty of time to cool down and to go deeper into the hips, forward bending and allow for spaciousness. Be kind and feel your sacredness.
| Strength in Numbers with Alison Cramer Intermediate |
Strength in Numbers with Alison Cramer Intermediate
In this Lotus Flow we examine how the Practice of Yoga unites us through a common intention. Dive into strong warrior poses, challenging balances, heart blasting backbends and close with cooling forward bends and meditation.
| Into Intuition with Justin Ritchie Sun Celebrations |
Into Intuition with Justin Ritchie Sun Celebrations
What would it take to let go of the analytical mind and let your deepest intuition guide your life? Using mudras and breath work to open the doors to the subtle body, big flowing movements draw energy into and through the entire being. Balance poses right side up and upside down challenge on all levels while we close the two eyes so the 3rd eye opens.
| Light Side of The Moon with Mary Dana |
Light Side of The Moon with Mary Dana
Class exploring the balance between darkness and light-exploring the relationship between the two. Moon salutes, side-stretches in most poses, crescent-moon, half-moon variations and a low to the ground flowing back-bend sequence round out this delicious Summer class.
| Say YES to life with Justin Ritchie |
Say YES to life with Justin Ritchie
When life offers itself to you, what do you say? YES! Using giant swirling transitions and big wide open gestures we play the instrument of the body to the tune of YES! Forearm stand and big backbends round out the class before cooling down to let the YES seep into our bones.
| Truth = Fearless with Sheri Celentano |
Truth = Fearless with Sheri Celentano
This class is designed to open the neck and throat chakra. We will boldly move into warriors, twists, camels and forward bends, allowing truth to be our guide.
| Stay Postive Yogis with Dana Flynn |
Stay Postive Yogis with Dana Flynn
This uplifting dynamic flow dances into devotional and rainbow warriors, while twisting and turning us out of our habitual ways of thinking. Heart openers spill into forward folds and a sweet hakini mudra meditation.
| Fluid and Free with Mary Dana Abbott |
Fluid and Free with Mary Dana Abbott
Deep hip and heart opening class designed to connect us to our ability to move through our experience and notice where we hold on. Squats, core work and a fluid standing sequence bring us to firefly (tittibhasana.) Twists, backbends and a deep pigeon round out this super-fun hour!
| Sacred Sound with Ali Cramer |
Sacred Sound with Ali Cramer
In this class, we focus on the fifth chakra, the center of expression and communication. Utilizing chanting Om with lots of shoulder opening, throat opening and backbending asana, we are able to move towards Pinca Mayurasana, forearm stand.
| Ahimsa with Dana Flynn |
Ahimsa with Dana Flynn
Ahimsa is all about bringing more JOY into each other's lives.
| Come on… Get Happy with Kenny Frisby |
Come on… Get Happy with Kenny Frisby
The practice of Samtosha or "Unconditional Contentment" encourages us to wholeheartedly accept what "is" on and off the mat. Meet yourself exactly where you "are" with today's practice of rich heart opening poses like Cresent Moon, Shiva Natarajasana, and Side Plank with a Bow Variation.
| ING with Kenny Frisby |
ING with Kenny Frisby
What action are you taking in your life TODAY to transform your life? In this class we courageously embrace challenging side planks, twists, and side crows as opportunities to grow.
| Magnetic Soul with Sheri Celentano |
Magnetic Soul with Sheri Celentano
This class is designed to open the Heart Space. We will move from our hearts as the core of our beings with breath of joy and backbends galore!
| On Fluid Ground with Justin Ritchie |
On Fluid Ground with Justin Ritchie
This class is designed to get your energy flowing down through the hips to find a sense of grounding while in motion. Squats, pigeons, ankle to knee, and a whole lot of deep breathing movement!
| Gratitude for Opportunity with Justin Ritchie |
Gratitude for Opportunity with Justin Ritchie
In this class we show gratitude for each opportunity of breath and sensation by participating fully, taking flight with pigeons, crows, and even a firefly!
| Clear the Air with Dana Flynn |
Clear the Air with Dana Flynn
Shankh Mudra opens our practice to purify and bless the space around and inside of us. Surya warmups and garuda arms thread into this juicy flow that tunes the instrument of the heart with love. Gomukasana flies up into tripod headstand.
| Gratitude Possession with Sheri Celetano |
Gratitude Possession with Sheri Celetano
This challenging flow is geared towards working the third and fourth chakras, peppered with arm balances and some inversion play. Grab two blocks if you have them at home!
| Selfish about your Peace with Ali Cramer |
Selfish about your Peace with Ali Cramer
In this class, we are emphasizing how to turn your personal challenges into blessings, with strong warrior sequences, twisting and utilizing uddiyana bandha, the flying up lock.
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| Hippy Happ with Mary Dana |
Hippy Happ with Mary Dana
Fun and informative class with lots of hip-opening, arm-balances and core-gazing. Designed to brighten and lift up your day
| Vasistha with Sheri Celentano |
Vasistha with Sheri Celentano
Join me for a fiery Lotus Flow, designed to bring us into Vasistasana (side plank pose). The class is also infused with hip openers. A great way to get into your body at the start of the day!
| We Bend Towards Freedom with Dana Flynn |
We Bend Towards Freedom with Dana Flynn
Big emphasis on twisting, back bending and bending into new places. Explore a fun fresh spin on Ustrasana and Dhaurasana. Lean into the Light and feel your Freedom. Intermediate/Advanced
| No Dead Fish with Ali Cramer |
No Dead Fish with Ali Cramer
In this class, we focus on heart opening, with strong warrior sequences, challenging arm balances and variations for inversions. Keep it shanti with a chill playlist and a sweet savasana.
Yogis: Celebrate Lotus Flow with our Creative teaching team. Energize your practice exploring bold and innovative ways to move, transition and shape shift. Celebrate the Sun with playful namaskars, build the flow with fluid asana, body mudras, dynamic arm balances and liquid backbends. Family, Get ready to Move Like YourSELF!
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